About



First Response Tactical provides safe, practical and affordable tactical firearms instruction and crisis medical training in a dynamic, creative and professional company.

The primary mission of First Response Tactical is to teach the knowledge, skill and attitude for law - abiding citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones with firearms.

We also teach crisis medicine - a systematic approach to managing gunshot wounds and general trauma including CPR and first aid. Semper Paratus - Always Prepared.

 


STEVE NELSON

Owner/Chief Instructor

A former FMF Corpsman, Paramedic, Tactical Medic and Executive Protection Agent, Steven is the Owner/Chief Instructor of First Response Tactical.  He is a  POST (Police Officer Standards Training) Firearms Instructor (Pistol, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle), NRA instructor (Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle, Personal Protection), United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) Affiliate Instructor, DOJ instructor and Range Safety Officer.

 

 

DOUG AMARO

Instructor

A Former Deputy, Paramedic and Tactical Medic, Doug is currently teaching at the academy and is a POST firearms instructor, NRA instructor, DOJ instructor and Range Safety Officer.